Schools closed until Nov. 30

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Lunch still available for students

Due to cases of COVID-19 rising locally, the Benton County School system announced Tuesday that in-school classes will be suspended until Nov. 30.

According to a statement on the system’s Facebook page, all Benton County Schools will go to remote learning beginning Wednesday, Nov. 11, through Tuesday, Nov. 24, when Thanksgiving break will begin. Traditional learning will resume following the Thanksgiving break on Monday, Nov. 30.

Parents are encouraged to call their child’s school after 9 a.m. Monday through Friday if they have any questions regarding how to engage their child in remote learning.

The school system will continue to provide meals during this time. According to the statement, “Meals will be available at each school from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Please call your child’s school before 8:30 a.m. if you would like to pick up a meal. If you have children at multiple schools, you can pick up all their meals at one school.”